Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT (LBBIT)™
The Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT (LBBIT)™ certification has been developed exclusively for the Management and Strategy Institute. It is designed to give the student a solid understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles within the IT industry and how IT supports an organization during Six Sigma implementation.
Many of the country’s largest IT organizations are looking to trim unneeded operations and processes from within the organization. Six Sigma gives companies a very precise way to demonstrate the real value of technology while improving costs.
This certification will demonstrate that you have the skills to lead a Six Sigma project within the Information Technology industry.
Why choose the Management and Strategy Institute?
- FREE training material included with all certifications
- Affordable and Respected
- Flexible: Training and exam done 100% online
- Competency based: Take the exam as soon as you're ready
- Members nationwide working for top companies
- Professional certificate mailed to you after you pass exam [example]
Frequently asked questions:
Are There Prerequisites?
No, the Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT certification course includes all of the course work required to learn the system.
Is the Lean Black Belt in IT Certification Test Difficult?
Six Sigma Black Belts and IT Professionals must function at a high level within an organization. It is important for Lean Professionals to have a solid understanding of the related principles so that they can properly analyze waste components and create a value stream. They must also have a solid understanding of the related principles of Six Sigma so that they can lead a functional team. This test is open book, however it is also timed, so you will not have much time to look up answers to questions. It is very important that you study and understand the material prior to taking the test or you will not pass.
How in-depth is the training?
The Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT certification, by definition, is a high-level certification. It is designed to give you a solid understanding of most facets of Six Sigma. This also includes an understanding of Lean processes and how it is used in conjunction with Six Sigma. It does not require a project to complete. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of Six Sigma the basic skills needed to function as a Lean Black Belt on a Six Sigma team and within the framework of Information Technology. All required training material is included with the cost of the exam. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of Six Sigma. For an example, click on this [Job Search] link to see how many positions mention the words "Six Sigma Information Technology".
How long is the training course?
The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you're ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.
Is there an additional study guide I can order?
Yes, MSI offers the "Six Sigma Black Belt Core Concepts Guide" for those who would like to order a book to assist with their studies. This pocket guide not only helps prepare you for the exam, but also makes the perfect reference book for future use. Remember, this book is not required since digital study material is included for free with your purchase. This book can be ordered here.
Professional Competency Units (PCU):
Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive 30 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI.
What will I receive after I pass my test?
You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. [View Example]
How would I list this certification on my resume?
Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume. List them directly beneath your college information in this format:
Management and Strategy Institute
- Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT (LBBIT)™
Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in IT Certification
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